Fire at Noida's Metro Hospital Doused, No Casualties Reported
Noida: A fire broke out in Metro Hospitals and Heart Institute in Noida on Thursday, trapping several people inside the multi-storeyed building. About 30-35 patients were rescued and shifted to local hospitals, said Vaibhav Krishna, senior superintendent of police, Gautam Buddha Nagar.
Four fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the situation is "now under control", Krishna told PTI. There were no immediate reports of any casualties, officials said.
Thick smoke could be seen billowing out of the building in Sector 12. People were standing on ledges in balconies as rescuers tried to reach them by breaking window panes. Staffers tried to help patients out of the building in Noida, on the outskirts of the national capital.
"A fire has broken out in the Metro hospital. Rescue operations are underway," an official said.
The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained